BP has made plenty of news lately. It's worth taking a quick look at how they are influencing campaigns this year. Below are BP Corporation North America Inc. Political Action Committee's top 5 Senate and House contributions, per the Federal Election Commission. Senate - Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska): $5000 - Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.): $ 4,000 - Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.): $2,000 - Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.): $2,000 - Richard Burr (R-N.C.): $2,000 - Total to Democrats: $13,000 - Total to GOP: $14,000House - Fred Upton (R-Mich.): $2,000 - John M. Shimkus (R-Ill.): $2,000 - Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.): $2,000 - John Culberson (R-Texas): $2,000 - Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.): $1,500 - Total to Democrats : $19,500 - Total GOP: $31,000Christopher J. Santarelli is an editorial intern at C&E.
BP has made plenty of news lately.